Brian Brace Taylor
Thames & Hudson, New York, 1995, English
Nonfiction, Architecture
ISBN: 9780500278581

From the Publisher. Includes the full range of Sri-Lankan born Geoffrey Bawa’s architectural designs. It examines the Kandalama Hotel in Dambullah, the house on the Cinnamon Hill at Lunuganga, and his achievements in Sri Lanka and other parts of southern Asia. Personal in his approach, Bawa balances an appreciation of the western humanist tradition in architecture with local needs and lifestyles. The book discusses Bawa’s houses, schools, offices and public buildings, with particular emphasis on his own garden at Lunuganga. Essays are included by the designer Barbara Sansoni and the architect Ulrik Plesner.

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George Yabu

Architect Geoffrey Bawa is a true inspiration and his work effortlessly emphasizes nature at its beautiful potential.

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